Interview with Kat Noir

How did you approach the cover design?
I wanted something familiar but a little unique. Something that screamed femininity and sexuality without being too obscene.
What's your lastest book about?
It's simple really....imagine Pretty Woman but the genders are switched.
What is your wiriting process?
Ah, that's a tough question because it really depends on what I'm writing. I start with a lot of free thought writing (i.e., writing without editing my thoughts) of dialogue as a way of brain storming ideas for relationship and character development. Then after several attempts, I create a rough draft that I like--this is the longest part of my writing process! Once I stop obsessing about the draft, I send it out to my friends and family. They [friends and family] peer-review my draft. Once I get some feedback, I revise my ideas, edit and publish.
Why is the story so short?
It's a teaser for the full book. I wanted to create a book you that were short yet substantive. Something to read during lunch or on the bus.
There has to be more story. When is the rest of the story coming out?
February 2017.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
The Google Nexus. I don't know why but I love it!
The characters seem very realistic. Who inspired the characters and themes in this story?
Oh thank you! I wanted them to seem believable. Mmm..who inspired these characters? Joss and her story just kinda came to me. I don't know--Joss is a little bit of me, a little bit of you, a little bit of your best friend...a little bit of Leslie Knope! She's experiencing her "turning 30" crisis. When you really start to take stock of your life and make decisions about what you want your life to look like. And that's the question Joss is faced with. Will her life be all work and escorts or will she allow herself to experience something different?
Did you go through a "turning 30" crisis?
(laughs) I walked into that one! Yea, kind of...I think I'm still going through it. I trying to decide what kind of woman I want to be. Or I guess I'm trying to figure out my priorities so that they can help influence the woman I became.
I need to know--will Joslyn and Gabe end up together?
You'll have to stay tuned.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
My parents are missionaries so I grow up a few places in West and East Africa. We lived in the American south for a little bit too. But we settled in the Midwest. And how it influenced my writing...I think it helped me realize that relationship are the same regardless of geographic location and cultural background. I mean the social pressures may look different but all the big emotions--anger, lust, "like", love, jealousy, loyalty, hurt, betrayal--all of them are pretty much the same. So I write without identifying locations or races because I think it's unnecessary.
So what's next? Is there a movie deal or something? I want to see what these characters come to life!
Yea, me too. And in terms of a movie deal--I can't comment on that at this time.
Published 2016-11-11.
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Books by This Author

Sex & Other Drugs
Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Erotica » Romance, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
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After a long day at the office, pharmaceutical CEO Joslyn Morgan loosens up with a glass of wine and the uncomplicated companionship of a male escort. However, there's something different about Gabe Parrilla. Joslyn may be his first client, but he is by no means an amateur.